All lost in the snow by William OldingAll lost in the snow by William Olding

All lost in the snow

byWilliam Olding

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. THE SEARCH. While their parents were anxiously searching everywhere for them, the little children were not far off; for, blinded by the snow, they had, as we have seen, unconsciously entered the wood. Soon they found themselves in amongst the trunks of stout old trees, and, to pass onward, they had to part the boughs that clustered in their way; the shade became deeper and deeper, and the way more and more intricate! Eva began to lose heart--she felt very much afraid they had left the public road and wandered into the forest. She knew a lane ran by the side of the wood for a very long distance, so shaded by trees on either hand that they met together overhead, and arched the narrow way. This she knew would make the darkness greater; still, it would not account for the trunks of trees ast which they incessantly stumbled, or the thick undergrowth: and by this she felt sure they must have lost their way, and entered the forest. If they could only find the finger-post that stood just at the end of the lane, they would be able to tell whereabouts they were; but as it was, they had not the remotest idea. Still they kept moving on, almost in a circle, however--sometimes farther and farther into the wood, and then mysteriously round again--sometimes a little nearer to the dear old pastor's house; but never nearer home. Oh! they thought, if they could only see the light from some of the clustered cottages in the village then they should know which way to turn; but the wind howled, and the snow beat on them so again that they could see nothing; and they could scarcely hear each other's voices. Still they kept firmly hold of one another--little frightened Eulalie in between them. There was a woody hollow they knew somewhere near, where they had often co...
Title:All lost in the snowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217163424

ISBN - 13:9780217163422